CAN Cannot Do This!

February 29, 2024 07:30 am

Nepal, like the other countries in South Asia, is notorious for pay disparity based on gender. In a comprehensive report published in 2019, the then Central Bureau of Statistics (now National Statistics Office) said the pay disparity between men and women in Nepal was around 30 percent.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Vice President Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav has announced that he will donate an amount equal to his one month's salary for the earthquake victims in Jajarkot and Rukum West. The donated amount will be deposited to the Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Prime Minister and ministers have decided to donate one month's salary to the earthquake-affected victims in Jajarkot and Rukum West.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has agreed to include the issue of fixing the salary scale of school employees in the Federal Education Act. The agreement was reached following negotiations with teachers and staffers' unions.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Balendra Shah, the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), has directed private schools operating within the metropolis to ensure that their teachers receive salaries on a par with those of public school teachers.

KATHMANDU, May 9:  The government will not increase the salaries of civil servants and social security allowances in this fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The leader of the Opposition in the House of Representatives  (HoR)  is to get a salary of Rs 61 thousand per month and tons of other perks and benefits.

KATHMANDU, August 8: The non-gazetted government employees have protested as the salaries of the higher-level employees have been increased haphazardly, contrary to the budget announcement. Nayab Subbas (non-gazetted first class officials) have decided to stay on leave tomorrow (Tuesday) as they are not satisfied with the government's decision.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Earlier, while announcing the budget for the current fiscal year 2022/23, Finance Minister Janardan Sharma had announced that the salary of all government employees had been increased by 15 percent. However, at the time of implementation, the salary of the employees from section officers to secretaries has been increased by 24.5 percent.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The existing salaries of the civil servants have been increased by 15 percent, according to the budget statement for the coming Fiscal Year 2022/23 presented by Finance Minister Janardan Sharma in the House of Representatives today.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Crowds of youth gathered in front of all 77 district police offices on Sunday. The crowds were there to apply for a 40-day temporary police service recruitment.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Friday invalidated the salaries and salary-based perks being paid to elected local officials under laws that have been promulgated locally.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Lawmakers representing the main opposition Nepali Congress have decided to provide their five day’s salary to the flood and landslide victims.

DHADING, June 21: Eleven medics including doctors hired on contract at the Dhading District Hospital do not remember the last time they collected their salaries. In fact they have been working without pay for the past 11 months.

JUBA, June 20: South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation for the 2019/20 financial year by the finance minister on Thursday, with one citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries of civil servants and soldiers.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The government has decided to hike the salary of all government employees by up to 20 percent starting mid-July.

TIKAPUR, May 22: Teachers of educational institutes affiliated to the Far-western University have started protests alleging that they have not been paid for the past 11 months. The teachers' associations in all 14 campuses of the university have padlocked the offices of their respective campus chief as part of the protest.

Rautes get their first salary!

March 14, 2019 05:30 am

SURKHET, March 14: Five members of the Raute community who were appointed as social workers by the Social Service Center (SOSEC) have received their first salary.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The government has decided to provide allowances to the staffers at the parliament secretariat, judiciary and various offices under the Ministry of Finance up to 50 percent of their salaries.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Meclamchi Khanepani Aayojana Pidit Sangharsha Samiti has demanded with the government to provide salaries and allowances to around 800 staffers.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: In a bid to prevent lawmakers from pocketing the salaries of their personal secretaries, aides, and drivers, the parliament secretariat has decided to deposit the salaries of the latter in their personal bank accounts.

MYAGDI, Dec 6: Chairperson of a rural municipality in Myagdi district has contributed his salary and perks for purchasing land for a community school.

SARLAHI, Oct 16: The ward chief of Lalbandi Municipality-17 has donated his salary to the squatters so as to help them celebrate the Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The government has decided to increase the minimum salary of journalists by 25 percent to be effective from October 18.

GORKHA, Oct 1: It has been three months since the officials working under the provincial government received their salaries. Without formulating any policies, programs and budget, Gandaki Province set up several offices in Gorkha.

SARLAHI, Sept 27: A principal of a primary school in Barahathawa Municipality-10 has been accused of rolling out salary to his absent daughter who was appointed a teacher at the Child Development Centre(CDC) of his school 10 years ago.

BUTWAL, July 5: Mayor of Tilottama Municipality Basudev Ghimire has announced that he would use the salary that he draws on scholarship fund for needy students.

ILAM, May 27: The Maijogmai rural municipality in Ilam will be depriving its representatives and employees of three percent of their salaries if they admit their children in private schools.

DHANGADHI, May 16: Instead of turning their focus on development and other important tasks, local representatives in Province 7 have been prioritizing on getting more benefits for themselves.  Just recently on Sunday, three separate groups of newly elected 150 people's representatives at the local units separately submitted memorandum to Province 7 Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta, demanding increase in their salary.

HETAUDA, March 16: The Province-3 government has fixed the salary and allowances of the local people's representatives.

JUMLA, Jan 10: Government teachers of the district are deprived of the second installment of their four month's pay, thus affecting them in various ways.

Sajha staffers knock MoE doors for salary

November 24, 2017 06:45 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The permanent staffers of Sajha Prakashan have knocked the doors of the Ministry of Education (MoE), seeking help to release their salaries for the last seven months.

KATHMANDU, August 15: CPN (UML) Parliamentary Party (PP) meeting today took the decision to provide a month's salary of its lawmakers to raise funds for the families hit by flooding and landslides.

KATHMANDU, August 13: An emergency meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) Work Performance Committee on Sunday decided to provide a month's salary of its 207 lawmakers to the flood victims.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: State-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is providing Rs 2.6 million a month in salary to a foreign pilot, who has also been given a position equivalent to deputy managing director.

HUMLA, July 22: Workers in Humla district will receive salaries through the banking system from now on. The wages of the workers of various development projects will be directly deposited to their bank accounts.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The government has not raised the salary of government employees this fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The overall salary and wages index jumped 14.4 percent in the first four months of the current fiscal year, compared to the 8.1 percent growth seen in the corresponding period of Fiscal Year 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The overall salary and wages index jumped 14.4 percent in the first four months of the current fiscal year, compared to the 8.1 percent growth seen in the corresponding period of Fiscal Year 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari authenticated the Bill on Remuneration and Facilities to Federal Parliament Office-bearers and Members, 2073 at the Office of President at Shital Niwas today.

Ways to negotiate higher salary

December 13, 2016 11:30 am

Job seekers spend so much time fine-tuning resumes and preparing for interviews that they are often unprepared for the salary proposal that accompanies a job offer. The company has made a significant investment in filling that vacancy and may be willing to come to more attractive terms, but many candidates fail to realize that employers are open to salary negotiation.

Teachers donate salary to Pun's cause

November 26, 2016 09:02 am

MYAGDI, Nov 25: Impressed by social activist Mahabir Pun's efforts to establish National Innovation Center, teachers of Aadarsha Higher Secondary school, Myagdi, have donated their five-day salary to the Center.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Various 13 student organizations affiliated to different political parties have demonstrated in the capital city against the parliament decision to raise the salary and allowance of the members of parliament.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa has donated his first month’s salary to the Oncology Fund at Kanti Children's Hospital.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: A lawmaker will be receiving Rs 124,000 as a monthly salary and allowances after the meeting of parliament on Sunday endorsed the bill to provide perks and facilities to the office-bearers and members of the federal parliament with amendments.

DANG, Oct 18: Shibalal KC, a resident of Tulsipur joined the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in 2003.  He was at the fifth division of the PLA at Dahaban Headquarters, Rolpa and was entitled to Rs 5000 per month. However, KC says that he never received his full salary. “I never received my full salary. They (PLA) would always have cut from it under various headings like party welfare,” he said stating through out his stay at the cantonment he received only Rs 3000 per month.

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 7: Have you ever guessed the monthly wage of the living goddess Kumari. Do not giggle when someone says the monthly wage of Kumari is only Rs 3,000.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Prime minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has declared to donate his first salary to Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation. The PM took this decision in a meeting with the artist couple at his Official Residence in Baluwatar, on Wednesday morning.